Definitions for "alienation"
A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections.
The estrangement felt in a setting one views as foreign, unpredictable, or unacceptable. For example, in depersonalization phenomena, feelings of unreality or strangeness produce a sense of alienation from one's self or environment.
a feeling that one does not share in the major values and goals of society.
The transfer of property, whether voluntary or involuntary, from one entity to another.
A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.
Transfer of rights of property to another. (Sayles, George O. The King's Parliament of England, 143) The sale or gift of land or rights from one owner to another. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272-1461, 359)
Audiences are constantly reminded that they are watching "make-believe".
Techniques designed to remind the audience of the nature of what they are seeing/hearing/reading, drawing attention to the process rather than the content.
separation resulting from hostility
a separate matter for separate consideration
the Marxist concept that referred to the ‘separation’ of people from control over many material and social aspects of their lives. Based on the central accumulation of capital, alienation is seen as the basis of degraded conditions of life under capitalism.
Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind.
A mental condition marked by normlessness and role confusion.
Dispossession of the free use of the life - state and term generally understood as social in our theory. Synonym of heteronomy and antonym of autonomy.
the action of alienating; the action of causing to become unfriendly; "his behavior alienated the other students"
The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.
The act by the State Authority which results in the disposal of State land whether in perpetuity or for a term of years.
the fragmentation of individuals' relations to their work, the things they produce, and the resources with which they produce them.